College Physics conveys the fundamental concepts of algebra-based physics in a readable and concise manner. The authors emphasize the importance of conceptual understanding before solving problems numerically, use everyday life examples to keep readers interested, and promote logical thinking to solve multiple step problems. Measurement and Problem Solving, Kinematics: Description of Motion, Motion in Two Dimensions, Force and Motion, Work and Energy, Linear Momentum and Collisions, Circular Motion and Gravitation, Rotational Motion and Equilibrium, Solids and Fluids, Temperature and Kinetic Theory, Heat, Thermodynamics ,Vibrations and Waves, Sound, Electric Charge, Forces, and Fields, Electric Potential, Energy, and Capacitance, Electric Current and Resistance, Basic Electric Circuits, Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Waves, AC Circuits, Reflection and Refraction of Light, Mirrors and Lenses, Physical Optics: The Wave Nature of Light, Vision and Optical Instruments, Relativity, Quantum Physics, Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Physics, The Nucleus, Nuclear Reactions and Elementary Particles MARKET: For all readers interested in the fundamental concepts of algebra-based physics.
Anthony J. Buffa, Bo Lou, Jerry D. Wilson
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Paperback / Mixed Media
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Table Of Content
Preface 1. Measurement and Problem Solving 2. Kinematics: Description of Motion 3. Motion in Two Dimensions 4. Force and Motion 5. Work and Energy 6. Linear Momentum and Collisions 7. Circular Motion and Gravitation 8. Rotational Motion and Equilibrium 9. Solids and Fluids 10. Temperature and Kinetic Theory 11. Heat 12. Thermodynamics 13. Vibrations and Waves 14. Sound Appendixes